Which Neck Injuries May Require Surgery?
Being local to the Chicago area, we understand the difficulties that come with driving in “The Windy City.” While there are always new and exciting things to discover, such as stunning architecture, diverse culture, and exceptional cuisine, driving Chicago’s roads can be hazardous. Potholes, roadwork and extreme weather are major obstacles that even the most…Read More
Chicago’s Road Designs Are Deadly
The New Year started out on a somber note with yet another tragedy. On January 2nd, another person was killed at the Red Line station intersection at 79th Street. The unnamed pedestrian was attempting to cross the street at a crosswalk as a driver hastily blew through a red light and struck the pedestrian. The…Read More
There Was a Deadly Drag Racing Accident in Chicago’s Far South Side
On Saturday night, drag racing on the 10000 block of South Halsted Street turned deadly. According to news reports, one of the vehicles hit a wall and burst into flames, and three people died on the scene. Because the incident is still under investigation, details are scant. In August of last year, we talked about…Read More
Is the Popularity of Electric Cars Causing More Dangerous Roads?
Tesla and more traditional brands like Chevrolet, BMW, and Ford have started manufacturing electric-powered engines in recent years. Many believe that turning from gas to electric is better for the environment, offers a smoother ride, and will ultimately save on costs. Newer models may also include additional safety features like automatic emergency braking, lane departure…Read More
It’s Winter in Chicago; Watch Out for Black Ice
We’re no stranger to slippery roads here in Chicago. With ice, snow, and rain all falling in the winter season, the streets can become treacherous. While we may consider ourselves to be experts at navigating the different types of blizzards, ice storms, and slush piles, one type of road and sidewalk condition that should always…Read More
A Driver Crashed into Culver’s in Morton Grove, So Let’s Talk About Car Incursions
On Monday, a 79-year-old woman lost control of her vehicle on Dempster Street and crossed through the parking lot, crashing into the front of the building. The family of four who was seated at the point of impact all sustained injuries, but the good news – the VERY good news – is that none of…Read More
Can My Own Cell Phone Data Be Used Against Me in a Car Accident?
If you were recently in a car accident and the opposing driver’s counsel is trying to prove you were at fault, your cell phone data might be requested during the “discovery period.” This period refers to attorneys gathering evidence to support their clients’ claims, which typically includes photos and videos of the accident, police and…Read More
Don’t Be Afraid to Drive Again After a Car Accident
Car accidents can be traumatic. Whether you looked away for a split second or someone else ran a stop sign, it can be tough building up the courage to get back behind the wheel again. Some people may be overwhelmed with anxiety when passing the area of the accident, while others may have a hard…Read More
An Urgent Plea in the Wake of a Deadly Kane County Crash
It’s been three days since we learned about the crash that killed Grace and Emil Diewald. For three days, we’ve been combing the news, trying to learn more about what happened in that collision. This is what we know. We know that police have said they won’t release any more details until their investigation is…Read More
Apple’s New Crash Detection Could Save Lives, but Not Without Some Hiccups
The latest iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max models were released this September. With them came some amazing new features, like an even better quality camera, always-on display, and all-day battery life. But the most revolutionary new feature is the built-in crash detection. Apple’s crash detection is named appropriately because it…Read More